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Upcoming events

Scouts & ESU : Winter Camp '19
8th February 2019 18:00 - 10th February 2019 13:00

Family Camp 2019
24th - 27th May 2019

Remembrance Parade

Remembrance Parade

As you may be aware, each year our young members attend Remembrance Parade to show their respect for those that have fallen for our freedom in conflicts around the world. All members are expected to attend this parade. Those who cannot attend should let their section leader know via email along with an acceptable reason. This year’s Remembrance Parade will take place on Sunday 11th November.

  • Meet: Upper Mill, Wateringbury (just off Tonbridge Road)
  • At: 9.30am (prompt, we can't delay the parade)
  • Wear: Full Uniform, all washed and ironed.
  • Bring: A coin for the collection
  • Collect: 11.15am from outside St John the Baptist Church, Wateringbury

Please remember that this is not about religion, although it is in a church, for the Scouts it is about paying our respect for those that paid the ultimate price to allow us to enjoy the amazing things we do today.


In Flanders fields the poppies blow

Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow,

In Flanders fields.

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Lest We Forget Badge

The Scouting Memorial Project is a national campaign designed to raise awareness of "Remembrance". It aims to raise funds to build and maintain a Scouting memorial to remember those who have given service to Scouting and their communities, especially those members of Scouting who have suffered through conflict.

The Scouting Memorial will be sited at the National Memorial Arboretum located in the centre of England in Staffordshire and will lie within Lichfield Scouting District.

The National Memorial Arboretum is the UK's year-round centre of remembrance. The Arboretum commemorates and celebrates those who have given their lives in the service of their country, all who have served and suffered as a result of conflict, and others who, for specific or appropriate reasons, are commemorated.
The Scouting Memorial will join memorials already set up at the Arboretum by other youth organisations including Trefoil Guild, Boys Brigade, Church Lads and Church Girls Brigade

Some of your may already have this badge and here's what it means and where you can find out what it is all about

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To find out more visit http://tsmp.birminghamscouts.org.uk/About.htm

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Scouting in Wateringbury

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Scouts & ESU : Winter Camp '19
8th February 2019 18:00 - 10th February 2019 13:00

Scouts & ESU : Winter Camp

Brave the elements as you participate in an exciting, exhilarating and adventurous activity weekend at one of the coldest times of year. Take...

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